Johannesburg, South Africa

July 11 - 21, 2020


In Summer of 2020, Join us in South Africa, a country known for its immense, unspoiled wilderness areas and mountains. Johannesburg (aka Joburg) was once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. A sprawling, energized metropolis with a remarkable history, more than 40 art museums, this exhilarating town has everything you need for an enjoyable visit. All travelers will also receive a free copy of Tia's recent book "So Loved."

Your Amazing Trip Leaders:


Tia Smith TiabSmith Author of "So Loved"


La Tawnya Robinson Smartie Styles

Limited To 20 Participants

All trips are very flexible. If you want to make some changes, or bring family, contact us and we will help you make the most of your visit! Visit our FAQ page for more information!

Have more questions? Click here to schedule a chat with our Director.

  • 20+ hours Professional Development in schools observing and working with teachers
  • 2 Day's of Sightseeing
  • Walking Tour
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Safari
  • Welcome Reception
  • Lodging
  • Background check
  • Bookbag Tours Conclusive Summit Dinner


Please note that itineraries and schools are subject to change because of school events, school leadership changes, etc.... We will keep you updated when there is a change.

Arrive in Johannesburg : June 11

Hotel Check-In

day 1

Welcome Reception - Free Time : June 12

  • A day to get acclimated
  • Welcome dinner for Teachers

day 2

June 13

  • Red Bus Tour/Apartheid/Constitution Hill

day 3

In School Day Two : June 14

After-School PD Session Two: 3:00-4:00 PM

day 4

In Host School for the day

  • Summit Dinner: 6:00-9:00 PM

day 5

Sightseeing Day One

Day Safari

day 6

Sightseeing Day Two

To be determined

day 7

Free Day

  • Optional Side Trips

day 8

Free Day

  • Optional Side Trips

day 9

Free Day

Optional Side Trips

day 10

Return Home

Or extend your stay!

day 11

Have more questions? Click here to schedule a friendly chat with our Director.